The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), July 3, 1879

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The New Schooner Leadville

The dimensions of the new schooner Leadville, owned by M.J. Cummings and launched at Goble & Macfarlane's yards yesterday, are as follows:

Length 142 feet 6 inches; beam 26 feet 3 inches; depth of hold in the shoalest place, 12 feet, and at the forward hatch, 13 feet 4 inches. She will carry not far from 770 tons. She will be a three and after and will spread 9,357 square feet of canvas. her foremast will be 86 feet, mainmast 88 feet and mizzenmmast 76 feet. Her fore and main topmasts will be 60 feet, and the spar aft will have a topmast of 50 feet. Her cabin is 21x18.

She will be fitted out immediately and will be commanded by Capt. Daniel Hourigan of this city, formerly of the H.W. Sage, with Frank Williams as first mate.

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July 3, 1879
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Richard Palmer
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Oswego Palladium (Oswego, NY), July 3, 1879